Encourage, Equip, Inspire!

August 21, 9 AM – 4 PM
Encourage, Equip & Inspire One-Day Leadership Workshop

Delavan Christian Reformed Church invites all to a day dedicated to encourage, equip and inspire those who serve the church. Pastors, Staff, Lay-leaders, Ministry Leaders, and Parents & Volunteers are all welcome to register.

There is no cost other than a free-will donation at the door, but registration prior to the event is key. Registration Closes August 11

You can mail your free will donation ahead of time:

Delavan Christian Reformed Church, 850 Oak Street, Delavan, WI 53115
Please in the memo area write Day of EEI 


Here’s a sneak peak of our day planned for you!

9 am – Worship & Prayer

9:30 am – When Volunteering Gets in the Way of our Discipleship
Presented by Mimi & Trudy from Faith Formations

10:30 am – Short break and some goodies!

11:00 am –

Strengths Approach To Community: Transformation of People & Places Presented by Jodi Koeman
Dwell Leader Training Presented by Jill Benson
Best Practices for Worship Planning Presented by Katie Roelofs
Stuck! When Leadership Stalls… Presented by Lesli Van Milligan

12:00 pm – Food & Fellowship, Lunch Break

12:15 pm – Track Specific Q&A Sessions With Speakers and Participants

1:00 pm –

Forming a Missional Heart in Children and Young People Presented by Lesli VanMilligan
Supporting Parents in Nurturing the Faith of Their Children Presented by  Bob & Laura Keeley
Best Practices for Using Technology in Worship Presented by  Katie Roelofs
Elders & Deacons Deacons: Harbingers (Messengers of God’s Kingdom) Elders: Coming Soon Presented by  Chris Schoon/Jodi Koeman

2:00 pm – Refreshments Available

2:15 pm –

How to Engage in Spiritual Conversations Presented by Diane Averill
Growing Young Presented by Travis Deur
Engaging Children in the Worshipping Community Presented by Mimi Larson
Building Faith & Community in Your Church Presented by Bob & Laura Keeley

3:15 pm – Now That Your Tank Is “More Full”: Where do you go from here? Next Steps & Resources Presented by  Mimi, Trudy, Jodi & Chris


Ephesians 4: 8-13

Therefore it says, “When he ascended on high he led a host of captives, and he gave gifts to men.”

(In saying, “He ascended,” what does it mean but that he had also descended into the lower regions, the earth? He who descended is the one who also ascended far above all the heavens, that he might fill all things.) And he gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the shepherds and teachers, to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ, until we all attain to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to mature manhood, to the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ,